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leslie marmon celko who is here, not with us right now but doing her own thing out in them all. if i can read it to you just to get us to see where all of these folks are coming from. i will tell you something about stories he said. they are just entertainment. don't be fooled. they are all we have, you see, and all we have to fight off illness and death. you don't have anything if you don't have the stories. now i am honored to introduce five authors who have found, digested, interpreted, written and shared powerful stories that matter. margaret regan rat "the death of josseline" immigration stories from the arizona mexico border lands. it was just released in paperback. barker writes for the tucson weekly and is one of dozens journalism awards for border reporting two of the national awards. she also writes about the arts and stories about the irish immigrant experience. she lives in tucson. sam quinones is the author of the nonfiction books, true tales from another mexico, the lynch mob, the popsicle -- and the bronx and also "antonio's gun" and "delfino's dream," true tales of mexica
america." sharifa rhodes-pitts focuses on black life in harlem. we're glad you have joined us. aaron eckhart and author sharifa rhodes-pitts coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer. nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financiaraitend acyem reovte an obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thk an [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: pleased to welcome aaron eckhart back to this program. his movies include "thank you for smoking," "the dark knight" and "in the company of men." his latest, "battle: los angeles," the film opens everywhere friday. here now a scene from "battle: los angeles." >> oh, just a little doggy. it is just a dog. dog. what's his name, huh? >> glen. >> who
here, and nancy who manages webb also manages geoff sent us some cds and the kids - you'd seen him, right jason, down in florida. they said "yeah." i listened to the cd. i said let's get him first. this guy is really good. geoff achison. [applause] thank you jack. thank you. [guitar solo intro] ... now i'll do a singing one. [guitar solo] ♪ drop a dollar in my bowl it could be good for you ♪ ♪ instant karma don't you know ♪ ♪ i might make a dream come true ♪ ♪ i'm just like a sad-eyed wishing well ♪ ♪ the change will do you good ♪ a friend in need, a friend indeed ♪ ♪ drop a dollar in my bowl me and my begging bowl ♪ [guitar solo] ♪ now we are everywhere i know ♪ ♪ and you can't give all day ♪ ♪ but feast your eyes upon my need ♪ ♪ my want is quality ♪ see i was straight till '88 ♪ and i was left out in the cold ♪ ♪ lost my job, my wife, my life ♪ ♪ and i got this begging bowl [guitar solo] ♪ me and my begging bowl [guitar solo] ♪ so every day i rise at five ♪ and stake my place in town ♪ and fifty thousand heads a day ♪
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